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  1. state capitalism
  2. anti-clericalism
  3. Para-statal
  4. accomodation
  5. NAFTA
  1. a an agreement between a government and important interest groups in response to the interest groups' concerns about government policy or program benefits
  2. b opposition to the political power of religious institutions or the clergy
  3. c the North American Free Trade Agreement, an agreement in which Mexico, the US and Canada committed themselves to the elimination of the trade barriers among them
  4. d state-owned, or state-controlled, corporations created to undertake a broad range of activities, from the control and marketing of agricultural production to the provision of banking services and the operation of airlines, other transportation facilities an public utilities
  5. e an economic developement strategy in which the state guides the process of private industrial and agricultural developement, encourages the formation of investment capital and the establishment of businesses, and protects domestic businesses from foreign competition

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the constitutionally unauthorized removal of an existing government by force
  2. a strategy for developement in which a country exports goods and services in which it has a comparative advantage; part of a neo-liberal developement model
  3. a political system in which interest groups become an institutionalized part of the state or dominant political party
  4. a strategy for industrialization in which a country manufactures domestically goods that it previously imported, in order to satisfy domestic market demands
  5. a mexican factory (usually near the US border) that produces goods for export

5 True/False Questions

  1. civil societya network of voluntary associations that exists outside the state, such as professional organiztions, trade unions, student and women's groups, religious bodies, fraternal organizations, athletic leagues, musical societies, etc.


  2. neo-liberal model of developementa strategy for economic developement in which a country promotes open competition among business firms in its national market, and gives relatively free rein to market forces


  3. state corporatisma political system in which the state requires all members of a particular economic sector to join an officially designated interest group


  4. GATTthe General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, a multilateral agreement that sought to promote freer trade among countries; predecessor to the WTO


  5. WTOthe World Trade Organization, an international body that enforces agreements that reduce barriers to international trade; successor to the GATT


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